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Upcoming Exhibition Listing

The schedule of upcoming exhibitions is subject to change.

125!: 125 Masterworks from the Collection
May 16 - September 13, 2020

Continuing the celebration of the 125th anniversary of the CRMA, the summer exhibition will look at 125 masterpieces drawn from our own collection. Whereas Across the Atlantic looked at another prestigious American museum collection, we have much to celebrate within our own collection. More Info >>

Mary Zeran: 10 Years
August 29, 2020 - January 3, 2021

One of the very few local artists to have spent her entire painting career working abstractly, Zeran’s work will challenge viewers to see her subtle but significant evolution over the course of the past 10 years. Constantly exploring, Zeran has crafted different methods of mark-making to accompany her evolution in palette and scale More Info >>

Seriously Funny: American Gothic Parodies
September 12, 2020 - January 3, 2021

This exhibition—a first for the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art—will look at many of these parodies—some in the flesh on the gallery’s walls and many others digitally projected in an attempt to share the incredible reach of this iconic painting More Info >>

The Unknown Grant Wood: Rarely Seen Works by an American Master
October 3, 2020 - January 17, 2021

This exhibition will bring together works from both the CRMA collection as well as from private collections to celebrate Wood’s inquisitive mind. Rarely seen paintings will be joined with diverse metalwork pieces, drawings, and studies to construct a fuller view of Wood’s genius. More Info >>

Americans in Paris: Grant Wood and Marvin Cone’s 1920 Trip to Paris
October 24, 2020 - October 10, 2021

For three months in the summer of 1920, Grant Wood and his best friend Marvin Cone traveled to Paris to see great art, soak up the sights, and to paint. This brief sojourn proved to be pivotal for both artists, enhancing their nascent interest in Impressionism and painting en plein air. While each artist was not to continue painting in this style beyond the early 1930s, this trip to Paris (Wood’s first trip abroad, Cone’s second) was critical to their development as artists. More Info >>